Family Village Tribe – The Story of Flight Centre

Flight Centre

The structure and culture of Flight Centre, and its subsidiary businesses, including Corporate Traveller, has long been admired.  The “family, village, tribe” model, as practiced by Graham “Skroo” Turner, implemented across the offices worldwide was revolutionary in its inception and still enables amazing results for the global executive team, the people working across the brands, […]

Happy Administrative Professionals Day!

Administrative Professionals Day 2014

Dear Administrative Professionals, Let me count the ways (that we love you). Ever since Charles Sawyer proclaimed “National Secretaries Week” in 1952, we have been recognizing all that they do.  Initiated to combat the shortages in administrative staff, Mary Barrett, president of the National Secretaries Association, thought to recognize the profession.  At that time, Harry […]

Toronto Pearson Airport Sustainability Efforts Earn GTAA First Place

Green Policy at Corporate Traveller

Corporate Knights, a quarterly magazine published to encourage Clean Capitalism, recently published a feature on Pearson Airport. Its sustainability efforts earned the GTAA first place in the CK 2014 Future 40 Ranking. The magazine defines Clean Capitalism as: “An economic system in which prices incorporate social, economic and ecological benefits and costs, and actors know […]

Keeping Green in the Travel Industry

Green Policy at Corporate Traveller

Greenhouse gas emissions are the white elephants within the travel industry.  At Corporate Traveller, we have a responsibility to be accountable for the CO2 emissions that are associated with our business activities. One way that we demonstrate our responsibility is in our comprehensive Offsetting Policy. We’ve partnered with Cleaner Climate Ltd., a company that was formed to […]

Booking Your Business Travel Early

Business Travel Hotel

Businesses that use advance bookings in their travel policies have a greater chance of gaining year-round savings on air travel.  So, why should you buy early? 1. Prices increase rapidly during peak travel periods, making advance bookings particularly important for high frequency travellers. 2. You can increase your company’s capacity for travel and meet budget […]